Bravo! Bravo!Award-winning actress and CMU alumna Judith Light and Head of the School of Drama Peter Cooke are on the panel of judges who will decide the winner of the inaugural Tony Award for Theatre Education.
Data DoctorsTransforming the explosion of &#8232;health-related "big data" into technologies, products and services that will improve health care is the goal of the &#8232;new Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance, &#8232;a joint effort between Carnegie Mellon, Pitt and UPMC.
Earth HourCarnegie Mellon and Pittsburgh kick off their International Year of Light celebration in the dark with "De-Light Pittsburgh." From 8:30 - 9:30 p.m., Saturday, March 28, Pittsburgh will join cities around the globe, from Sydney to Paris to New York, in turning off lights to raise &#8232;awareness for the environment and sustainability.
Sharks BiteFriday, March 20, 2015
Sharks BiteBeing surrounded by hungry sharks can be a good thing. It was for entrepreneur Bobbie Rhoads, a Tepper School alumna who waded into ABC's "Shark Tank" and came out a winner.
Integrated IntelligenceFriday, March 20, 2015
Integrated IntelligenceOn an evening befitting its "integrated" theme, Carnegie Mellon brought together more than 400 alumni, trustees, faculty, students, parents and friends in San Francisco for an energy-filled celebration of the university's leadership at the boundaries of human and machine intelligence.
Pickin' and Grinnin'Friday, March 20, 2015
Pickin' and Grinnin'Brian Junker, an associate dean of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, carves out time in his busy schedule to play a little banjo, says it clears his mind and improves his creativity at work.
CMU at Heart of Texas FestivalFriday, March 20, 2015
CMU at Heart of Texas FestivalThousands descended on Austin, Texas earlier this month for the 22nd annual South By Southwest Festival, and Carnegie Mellon was at the heart of it.
Pittsburgh's LED ProjectFriday, March 20, 2015
Pittsburgh's LED ProjectCarnegie Mellon's Remaking Cities Institute (RCI) is literally casting a new light on Pittsburgh. The institute led the effort to relight more than 30 business districts, replacing 3,300 sodium and mercury vapor streetlights with long-lasting, energy-efficient, light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. And now it has its sights set on Pittsburgh's 90 residential neighborhoods.
One-Way Trip To MarsFriday, March 20, 2015
One-Way Trip To MarsA non-profit in Denmark plans to land the first humans on Mars in 2025 - without a return flight home - and Carl LeCompte, an alumnus of the School of Computer Science, has made it onto the short list.
"Steubenville"Friday, March 20, 2015
"Steubenville"Eleanor Bishop, a John Wells Directing Program Fellow in the School of Drama, engaged the 'self' to bring real life drama to the studio stage in "Steubenville."
Mural, Mural on the WallFriday, March 20, 2015
Mural, Mural on the WallFrom some vantage points, the bent wall in the Gates and Hillman Centers appears to flatten out, and from others the curve is accentuated. Abstract, mid-century, post-modern and bold, whichever spot you view it from, this new mural gets your attention.
Come Fly With MeFriday, March 20, 2015